Comparisons for Mini Cooper

January 17, 2009/Steve Tackett
Volkswagen Rabbit

Volkswagen Rabbit
Base Price: $15,890
2- and 4-door versions; 2.5L 5-cylinder; 170-horsepower, 177 lb.-ft. torque; EPA: 21/29 mpg

Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris
Base price: $12,205
5-door Liftback for 2009; 1.5-liter 4-cylinder; 106 horsepower, 103 lb.-ft. of torque.; EPA: 29/36 mpg

Mazda3

Mazda3
Base Price: $14,490
2.3-liter, 156-horsepower; 17-inch wheels, front fog lamps; standard ABS, keyless entry; EPA: 24/32 mpg